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Chappell, Warren 1904-1991

Works: 335 works in 574 publications in 3 languages and 24,941 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Satire  Juvenile works  Poetry  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Humorous fiction  Bildungsromans  Picaresque fiction  Novels 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Creator, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PR3724, 823.5
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Hiroshima by John Hersey( Book )
4 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 2,481 libraries worldwide
Describes the effect of the bombing of Hiroshima on six survivors of the atomic blast
A short history of the printed word by Warren Chappell( Book )
53 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in English and held by 1,922 libraries worldwide
"The earliest formuation of the letters of the alphabet to recent developments in twentieth-century graphic technology, are made clear through a lucid and lively narrive interspersed with more than 200 pertinent illustrations ... Here is the evolution of the printing press ... the great printers and the art of the inspired typographers ... and always the interaction between printing and the society and culture in which it grew is underlined"--Cover
John Brown's body by Stephen Vincent Benét( Book )
5 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 1,421 libraries worldwide
"A long narrative poem of great energy and sweep, which swings into view the whole course of the Civil War, throwing into relief against the war torn background individual figures of both North and South, soldiers and civilians." Book rev. digest
The nutcracker : based on the Alexandre Dumas père version of the story by E.T.A. Hoffmann. With themes from the music by Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky by Warren Chappell( Book )
16 editions published between 1958 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 836 libraries worldwide
The story of the gallant little Nutcracker, the Sugar Plum Fairy, and the ugly seven-headed Mouse King on Christmas Eve
The ghost in the noonday sun by Sid Fleischman( Book )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in Spanish and English and held by 804 libraries worldwide
Twelve-year-old Oliver tries to escape from pirates who take him to an island to find the ghost and treasure of Gentleman Jack
All about the symphony orchestra : and what it plays by Dorothy Commins( Book )
4 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 760 libraries worldwide
The instruments, the role of the conductor, the major forms of symphonic music, and thumbnail sketches of important composers. Grades 5 and up
The Louisiana Purchase by Robert Tallant( Book )
1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 716 libraries worldwide
Discusses the factors and people involved in the Louisiana Purchase and its importance to the security and growth of the United States
The Borzoi book of French folk tales by Warren Chappell( Book )
5 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Includes the tales, with commentary and discussion on the variants of each tale
Peter and the wolf by Sergey Prokofiev( Book )
9 editions published between 1940 and 1981 in English and held by 687 libraries worldwide
The narration is highlighted by the accompanying important musical themes
Thomas Jefferson : father of democracy by Vincent Sheean( Book )
3 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 616 libraries worldwide
This biography of Jefferson centers on his public life and career
The adventures of Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra( Book )
7 editions published between 1939 and 1960 in English and held by 588 libraries worldwide
An abridged retelling of the classic story of a Spaniard who fancied chivalrous behavior, named his swayback stallion Rosinante--which means the best horse of all--chose for himself a lady love, and went off thirsting for adventure
Wolf story by William McCleery( Book )
7 editions published between 1947 and 2012 in English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
A young father tells his five-year-old son humorous variations on the theme of a hen escaping the clutches of a wily wolf
A fireside book of yuletide tales by Edward Wagenknecht( Book )
2 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 559 libraries worldwide
Contains fifty-one selections by old and new authors. Includes legends, short stories, and chapters of novels
The living alphabet by Warren Chappell( Book )
8 editions published between 1975 and 1980 in English and held by 531 libraries worldwide
The magic flute by John Updike( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 libraries worldwide
A simplified text tells the story of Mozart's opera and includes major musical motifs
Mozart by Manuel Komroff( Book )
4 editions published between 1956 and 1967 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
A biography of the musical prodigy who composed his first symphony when he was eight years old, and completed almost a thousand works in his short life
Gulliver's travels: an authoritative text, the correspondence of Swift, Pope's verses on Gulliver's travels [and] critical essays by Jonathan Swift( Book )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 430 libraries worldwide
This version of the classic social commentary is based on the 1735 text edited by Herbert John Davis
Tippecanoe and Tyler, too! by Stanley Young( Book )
2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Fictionalized biography of William Henry Harrison, the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe and the ninth president of the United States
The sleeping beauty by Charles Perrault( Book )
5 editions published between 1961 and 1982 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
The tale of sleeping beauty and also includes music adapted from the score of the sleeping beauty by Peter Ilyich Tschaikovsky
The history of Tom Jones, a foundling by Henry Fielding( Book )
6 editions published between 1943 and 1982 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
Lusty tale set in 18th century England. Tom Jones is an orphan raised by the village squire who grows up to be a handsome young man with a way with women. He loves the daughter of a neighboring landowner, and falls into many adventures in pursuit of her, including duels, bedroom romps and prison!
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Alternative Names
Warren Chappell American artist
Warren Chappell Amerikaans schrijver (1904-1991)
Warren Chappell amerikansk författare
Warren Chappell amerikansk skribent
Warren Chappell US-amerikanischer Grafiker, Schriftentewerfer und Illustrator
English (176)
Spanish (3)
German (1)
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